How to beat Christmas cabin fever

Christmas all about fun and food, family and friends, but it can also be a time for frustration and dare we say it, irritation if cabin fever sets in. There is no doubt that if you spend a whole week stuck in the house stuffing Quality Street and drinking your …

Keep calm, it’s only Christmas

Say ‘Christmas’ to a friend and you either get a smile or a look of sheer horror, depending on how organised they are, and what they have left to do before the big day. Let’s face it, Christmas is meant to be fun, not a big ball of cash strapped …

Don’t let loneliness get you down

Children going to school, divorce, teenagers leaving for university, a house move or new job can all be stressful, and while they are a part of everyday life, each one can lead to loneliness. While feeling lonely isn’t a mental health problem itself, the two things are linked, and if …

Sit Back and Relax Now School’s Back

You did it. You managed six weeks of the summer holidays with your little darlings but now they are back at school and we bet you are in need of some pampering. While there is nothing quite like spending time with your family, it can be exhausting so at Pure …

Keep your memory sharp

Ever go upstairs and forgot what you went up for, only to remember when you are halfway down again? Gone to pick up your keys, and spent the next 15 minutes looking for them? Yes, us too. Staying sharp is important for many of us, and while memory can come …

Take care of your skin from a young age

You might be baby-faced right now and get asked for ID when you order at the bar, but this won’t last forever and doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take care of your skin. In fact, quite the opposite. When it comes to skincare, we believe it is never too early to …

Exams need not be stressful

A’ levels, GCSEs and SATs are all being taken at the moment, and if you have children or teenagers in the throes of doing any, or all, of these, it can be a time of anxiety and stress. We have had a look at how you can help to calm …

Find true love online

The dating world is awash with apps and sites promising singles not only fun but also the change to meet that someone special and hopefully find love. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, if you feel like Cupid needs a little digital help when it comes to helping you …

Keep cool this Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year but Christmas can be demanding and stressful and keeping your cool can be tough. While we are expected to have a heart warming, joyful time with the ones we love, the reality is, holiday gatherings can be hard work. We have had …

Get a hobby that will chill you out

Long days, busy nights and a flow of information coming at you 24/7, can make life pretty stressful and even lead to depression, anxiety and insomnia. While we know you have to pay the bills, and keep family and friends happy, it is also important to look after you. So, …